Krishni Burns received her Bachelor’s degree in Classics from Oberlin College and her PhD in Roman Social History from the University at Buffalo. She currently teaches in the Department of Anthropology and Classical Studies at the University of Akron. Her main scholarly interests are women’s lives in Republican Rome, Roman mystery cults and myth in the classical tradition. Her interest in the reception of classical women in modern popular culture dates back to her childhood spent in the fiction section of the Columbus Metropolitan Library.William Duffy is a Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, Humanities, and Classics at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and coordinator of the UTSA Digital Humanities Initiative. Dr Duffy received his PhD in Classics from the University at Buffalo, with a specialization in Greek literature. His research focuses on the reception of ancient heroic myth in antiquity and the modern world, and his work has appeared in Classical World, Oral Tradition, and The International Journal of Comic Art.